Robbers take P40,000 from remittance center in Cebu city

By: - Correspondent / @cebudailynews
/ 09:04 PM October 09, 2014

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Two armed men robbed a remittance center in Barangay Guadalupe, Cebu City past noon on Thursday and escaped with P40,000 in cash.

Police said a man wearing a ball cap entered Western Union branch on R. Duterte Street, at 12:57 p.m. and pretended to be a customer. A few seconds later, another man wearing a helmet entered the establishment.


Both then pulled out their guns and declared a hold-up.

They took the P40,000 from the cash box as well as the bags of three Western Union personnel.


Chief Insp. Allan Rosario, Guadalupe police station chief, said the bags contained cellular phones and some personal belongings.

He said there was a close circuit television (CCTV) inside the establishment. The footage, he added, could be enhanced to determine the identities of the robbers.


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